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October 23, 2017 - 5:53 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- An undocumented pregnant teen, who is in federal custody in Texas, is continuing her fight in court for the right to leave a detention facility to have an abortion. On Sunday night, attorneys for the undocumented teen filed an emergency petition to have her case reviewed by the full...
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October 23, 2017 - 3:52 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- When President Trump told reporters that the opioid crisis is a "national emergency" and he would be officially declaring it as such, he raised a point experts have echoed for months. The opioid epidemic is a critical emergency on a national scale, the experts agree, but does a...
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October 23, 2017 - 2:10 pm
(NEW YORK) -- In a wide-ranging interview, Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, spoke out on " Good Morning America " about her husband's death during a mission in Niger and the controversy that has surrounded it. She told ABC News' chief anchor, George Stephanopoulos, that she was...
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October 23, 2017 - 1:34 pm
Former Democratic president comes to President Trump's defense following onslaught of negative coverage. Watch the latest video at
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October 23, 2017 - 1:13 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said he will allow the public release of thousands of long-secret documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 54 years ago. A White House official said later that the release of the files could be held up if national security or law...
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October 23, 2017 - 12:16 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump and Arizona Sen. John McCain have had a publicly tense relationship for years now, but some of the most searing exchanges have come over military service. Trump fired first with a controversial comment during his presidential campaign mocking McCain's years of...
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October 23, 2017 - 11:29 am
(NEW YORK) -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., criticized higher-income Americans who avoided fighting in the Vietnam War by getting a "bone spur" diagnosis during an interview on Sunday, which some interpreted as an attack on President Donald Trump. McCain, who made the remarks while discussing the...
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ABC News
October 23, 2017 - 11:04 am
(NEW YORK) - Arizona Sen. John McCain weighed in on the war of words over President Donald Trump’s handling of a phone call to an Army widow as she was grieving over the loss of her husband Army Sergeant La David Johnson. "We should not be fighting about a brave American who lost his life serving...
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October 23, 2017 - 5:14 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., appeared to attack President Donald Trump during an interview on Sunday, criticizing higher-income Americans who managed to avoid fighting in the Vietnam War by getting a "bone spur" diagnosis. McCain, who made the remarks while discussing the Vietnam War...
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U.S. Army
October 23, 2017 - 5:11 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Retired Army Captain Gary Michael "Mike" Rose, 71, will receive the Medal of Honor Monday for his heroism as a combat medic during a harrowing secret mission into Laos in 1970. He is credited with saving the lives of 60 wounded personnel during four days of intense combat, including...
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